This past spring, AJ and I attended and loved a couple of kids’ theater shows at Atlas Performing Arts Center. I am very excited to see that Atlas has planned out an entire year of opportunities for kids to explore theater, music and dance. The 2019-2020 schedule of Arts for Young Audiences is here, and it includes a fantastic variety of fun and learning for … Read the rest
Gan Shalom Cooperative Preschool has openings in its 3- and 4-year-old classes for this school year starting Sept. 3. Gan Shalom offers full and partial week schedules, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. daily. Children of all faiths are welcome.
“At Gan Shalom we believe that children construct their own knowledge and develop the cognitive skills they will need throughout their lives through play and exploration,” wrote Erin Fry Sosne and Kevin Cantfil, Gan Shalom membership … Read the rest
The DC State Fair, a daylong celebration of all things homegrown, is coming up fast on Sept. 8. The family-friendly fun includes a kids’ ice cream eating contest, a kids’ watermelon seed-spitting contest and a pet parade (see more here). This year’s fair also includes a kids’ tent with activities such as origami and story time, plus a performance by King Bullfrog (see schedule here).
Does your Capitol Hill family love arts and theater? The Folger Shakespeare Library wants your input as it plans for future family-friendly programs. If you’re interested in helping, click here to fill out a survey.
The Folger will invite as many survey respondents as it can accommodate for late August evening discussions. Attendees will receive food, drinks and discounted tickets to the Folger’s … Read the rest
My baby AJ (who strongly objects to being called a baby) is starting PK3 in just a few short weeks. I studied the school calendar and began to contemplate and investigate how I might cover all those parent conference days and teacher work days, lest I spend all my vacation time on those.